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Seventh Regiment Armory

“Heritage of New York”

 
 
Seventh Regiment Armory plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 6, 2016
1. Seventh Regiment Armory plaque
Inscription.  
Designed by Charles W. Clinton from the original plans of Colonel Emmons Clark, this structure was opened in 1880. Louis C. Tiffany directed the decoration of the Interior. In 1911, a central tower was removed. Enlargements were made then and again in 1931. The armory was designated a “Landmark of New York” by the city in 1967.

Plaque erected 1968 by
The New York Community Trust
 
Erected 1968 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitecturePatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 40° 46.052′ N, 73° 57.969′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Avenue north of East 66th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 643 Park Avenue, New York NY 10065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andy Warhol (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Americas Society (about 500 feet away); 130-134 East 67th Street (about 500 feet away); Lexington School for the Deaf
Seventh Regiment Armory image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 6, 2016
2. Seventh Regiment Armory
The Park Avenue side. Plaques are on either side of the entrance.
(about 500 feet away); 131 East 66th Street (about 500 feet away); Spanish Institute (about 500 feet away); 45 East 66th Street (about 500 feet away); Charles Evans Hughes (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Seventh Regiment Armory. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Seventh Regiment Memorial
 
Also see . . .
1. The Park Avenue (Seventh Regiment) Armory. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry (Submitted on February 9, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Seventh Regiment Armory. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 9, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
National Register of Historic Places plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 6, 2016
3. National Register of Historic Places plaque
Seventh Regiment Armory image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 1, 2017
4. Seventh Regiment Armory
The Lexington Avenue side
The Seventh Regiment Armory with the original central tower image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, unknown
5. The Seventh Regiment Armory with the original central tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 9, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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